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Former CIA chief Brennan had concerns about Russian contacts with Trump campaign

Joe Raedle/Getty Images(WASHINGTON) -- Former CIA Director John Brennan told Congress that U.S. intelligence found contact between Russian officials and people involved with the Trump campaign at a time in 2016 when the Russians were "brazenly" interfering in the   ... Read More

Trump writes in Holocaust memorial guestbook: ‘So amazing’

ABC News(JERUSALEM) -- President Trump’s message in a guestbook at Israel’s main Holocaust memorial and museum has drawn some ridicule for its failure to demonstrate sensitivity to the atrocities memorialized at the site.

“It is a great honor to   ... Read More

Trump stresses ‘unshakable’ bond between US, Israel during Jerusalem speech

MENAHEM KAHANA/AFP/Getty Images(JERUSALEM) -- President Trump stressed the deep and longstanding ties between the U.S. and Israel during a speech in Jerusalem Tuesday morning.

"I make this promise to you: my administration will always stand with Israel," Trump said.   ... Read More

Trump asked NSA director to knock down FBI’s Russia investigation

The White House(WASHINGTON) -- National Security Agency Director Mike Rogers was asked by President Donald Trump to publicly push back against the FBI probe into Russia's interference in the 2016 election and possible collusion by Trump associates, a source   ... Read More

Trump calls out ‘evil losers’ behind deadly Manchester blast

Issam Rimawi/Anadolu Agency/Getty Images(BETHLEHEM, West Bank) -- President Donald Trump on Tuesday called out the "evil losers" who he said were behind a massive explosion that brought "death to innocent young people" who were attending a pop concert in   ... Read More

Michael Flynn appeared to have lied to federal investigators, top Democrat says

Win McNamee/Getty Images(WASHINGTON) -- The ranking member of the House Oversight Committee says he has new documents that appear to show former National Security Advisor Mike Flynn lied to investigators who were conducting his security clearance review.

In a   ... Read More

Trump’s first budget calls for deep cuts to Medicaid, other safety net programs

ABCNews.com(WASHINGTON) -- President Trump's first budget proposal to Congress includes $1.7 trillion in mandatory spending cuts over 10 years, including $800 billion from Medicaid and $193 billion from food stamps, in an effort to balance the federal budget.

The   ... Read More

What you need to know about the 5th Amendment and how it applies to Flynn

Andrew Harrer-Pool/Getty Images(WASHINGTON) -- Former national security adviser Lt. Gen. Michael Flynn, through his lawyers, on Monday invoked the Fifth Amendment right against self-incrimination and refused to hand over documents subpoenaed by a Senate committee.

The Senate Intelligence Committee   ... Read More

The events that could rock Washington this week

iStock/Thinkstock(WASHINGTON) -- There's never a dull moment in the nation's capital these days. And even with President Donald Trump out of town for his first overseas trip, there's a good chance Washington, D.C., will continue to reel from the   ... Read More

Flynn last year highlighted a Clinton aide’s pleading the 5th Amendment

George Frey/Getty Images(WASHINGTON) -- President Trump's former national security adviser, Michael Flynn, who is expected to take the Fifth Amendment in response to a Senate committee's subpoena, once promoted news of Hillary Clinton's computer-tech aide's invoking the same constitutional   ... Read More

Republicans delay decision on Obamacare payments

iStock/Thinkstock(WASHINGTON) -- House Republicans and the Trump administration, seeking to end payments on Obamacare subsidies, have requested a 90-day extension on the cost-sharing reductions, a move decried by some Democrats.

In the lawsuit House v. Price (previously known as   ... Read More

Tillerson not sure of ‘anything to apologize for’ on Trump’s sharing Israeli intelligence with Russia

State Department photo/ Public Domain(TEL AVIV, Israel) -- Even while abroad, President Trump and his secretary of state are still dogged by questions about the president's troubles back home, including his disclosure of sensitive information to Russian officials and   ... Read More

Everything you need to know about Montana’s special election

Jabin Botsford/The Washington Post via Getty Images(NEW YORK) -- The road of high-stakes 2017 special elections is now traveling into the Mountain West, where on Thursday Republican multi-millionaire tech executive Greg Gianforte is slated to face off against Democratic   ... Read More

Michael Flynn to take Fifth Amendment and decline Senate subpoena

Jabin Botsford/The Washington Post via Getty Images(WASHINGTON) -- Former National Security Adviser Michael Flynn will invoke the Fifth Amendment and refuse to honor a Senate committee's subpoena request for documents relating to Russian interference in the election, a source   ... Read More

House Intel Committee contacts Trump campaign adviser

iStock/Thinkstock(WASHINGTON) -- Trump campaign adviser Michael Caputo has been contacted by the House Intelligence Committee as part of the panel's investigation into Russian meddling in the 2016 presidential election, ABC News has confirmed.

The panel sent Caputo, a protégé   ... Read More

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Former CIA chief Brennan had concerns about Russian contacts with Trump campaign

Joe Raedle/Getty Images(WASHINGTON) -- Former CIA Director John Brennan told Congress that U.S. intelligence found contact between Russian officials and people involved with the Trump campaign at a time in 2016 when the Russians were "brazenly" interfering in the   ... Read More

Trump writes in Holocaust memorial guestbook: ‘So amazing’

ABC News(JERUSALEM) -- President Trump’s message in a guestbook at Israel’s main Holocaust memorial and museum has drawn some ridicule for its failure to demonstrate sensitivity to the atrocities memorialized at the site.

“It is a great honor to   ... Read More

Trump stresses ‘unshakable’ bond between US, Israel during Jerusalem speech

MENAHEM KAHANA/AFP/Getty Images(JERUSALEM) -- President Trump stressed the deep and longstanding ties between the U.S. and Israel during a speech in Jerusalem Tuesday morning.

"I make this promise to you: my administration will always stand with Israel," Trump said.   ... Read More

Trump asked NSA director to knock down FBI’s Russia investigation

The White House(WASHINGTON) -- National Security Agency Director Mike Rogers was asked by President Donald Trump to publicly push back against the FBI probe into Russia's interference in the 2016 election and possible collusion by Trump associates, a source   ... Read More

Trump calls out ‘evil losers’ behind deadly Manchester blast

Issam Rimawi/Anadolu Agency/Getty Images(BETHLEHEM, West Bank) -- President Donald Trump on Tuesday called out the "evil losers" who he said were behind a massive explosion that brought "death to innocent young people" who were attending a pop concert in   ... Read More

Michael Flynn appeared to have lied to federal investigators, top Democrat says

Win McNamee/Getty Images(WASHINGTON) -- The ranking member of the House Oversight Committee says he has new documents that appear to show former National Security Advisor Mike Flynn lied to investigators who were conducting his security clearance review.

In a   ... Read More

Trump’s first budget calls for deep cuts to Medicaid, other safety net programs

ABCNews.com(WASHINGTON) -- President Trump's first budget proposal to Congress includes $1.7 trillion in mandatory spending cuts over 10 years, including $800 billion from Medicaid and $193 billion from food stamps, in an effort to balance the federal budget.

The   ... Read More

What you need to know about the 5th Amendment and how it applies to Flynn

Andrew Harrer-Pool/Getty Images(WASHINGTON) -- Former national security adviser Lt. Gen. Michael Flynn, through his lawyers, on Monday invoked the Fifth Amendment right against self-incrimination and refused to hand over documents subpoenaed by a Senate committee.

The Senate Intelligence Committee   ... Read More

The events that could rock Washington this week

iStock/Thinkstock(WASHINGTON) -- There's never a dull moment in the nation's capital these days. And even with President Donald Trump out of town for his first overseas trip, there's a good chance Washington, D.C., will continue to reel from the   ... Read More

Flynn last year highlighted a Clinton aide’s pleading the 5th Amendment

George Frey/Getty Images(WASHINGTON) -- President Trump's former national security adviser, Michael Flynn, who is expected to take the Fifth Amendment in response to a Senate committee's subpoena, once promoted news of Hillary Clinton's computer-tech aide's invoking the same constitutional   ... Read More

Republicans delay decision on Obamacare payments

iStock/Thinkstock(WASHINGTON) -- House Republicans and the Trump administration, seeking to end payments on Obamacare subsidies, have requested a 90-day extension on the cost-sharing reductions, a move decried by some Democrats.

In the lawsuit House v. Price (previously known as   ... Read More

Tillerson not sure of ‘anything to apologize for’ on Trump’s sharing Israeli intelligence with Russia

State Department photo/ Public Domain(TEL AVIV, Israel) -- Even while abroad, President Trump and his secretary of state are still dogged by questions about the president's troubles back home, including his disclosure of sensitive information to Russian officials and   ... Read More

Everything you need to know about Montana’s special election

Jabin Botsford/The Washington Post via Getty Images(NEW YORK) -- The road of high-stakes 2017 special elections is now traveling into the Mountain West, where on Thursday Republican multi-millionaire tech executive Greg Gianforte is slated to face off against Democratic   ... Read More

Michael Flynn to take Fifth Amendment and decline Senate subpoena

Jabin Botsford/The Washington Post via Getty Images(WASHINGTON) -- Former National Security Adviser Michael Flynn will invoke the Fifth Amendment and refuse to honor a Senate committee's subpoena request for documents relating to Russian interference in the election, a source   ... Read More

House Intel Committee contacts Trump campaign adviser

iStock/Thinkstock(WASHINGTON) -- Trump campaign adviser Michael Caputo has been contacted by the House Intelligence Committee as part of the panel's investigation into Russian meddling in the 2016 presidential election, ABC News has confirmed.

The panel sent Caputo, a protégé   ... Read More

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